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New ferries on schedule, on budget

...a leaner, smaller ferry system."I want to put it out there very clearly: There is no money," said advisory board chairman Robert Venables. "Our approach should not be about how do we get more money. ... Our charge is to find those solutions...
Probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian airliner in Ukraine

...of Ukraine from a military perspective. Nobody gave any thought of a possible threat to civil aviation," Safety Board chairman Tjibbe Joustra said in releasing the report at a military base in the southern Netherlands.He spoke in front of...
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Board considers candidates for Permanent Fund 'pope'

...that our candidates gave and weigh them against the needs of the Permanent Fund will produce the best result," said board chairman Bill Moran in a statement. "Because of the importance of this position, we have decided to take that time."Its...
Pot board turns down marijuana clubs

...consumers with no legal place to use marijuana outside of private homes."I was advocating for this type of business," board chairman Bruce Schulte said. "Unfortunately, now with the benefit of a more detailed legal interpretation, we've learned...
MCB takes small bite out of pot edibles

...Emmett suggested the amendment that would have allowed growers to also own testing licenses. He was supported by board chairman Bruce Schulte but opposed by the other three board members.City and Borough of Juneau assemblyman Loren Jones...
Arrest of teen who texted in class prompts civil rights case

...Debbie Hamm said "the district will not tolerate any actions that jeopardize the safety of our students." School Board Chairman Jim Manning called the deputy's actions "shamefully shocking."Fields has prevailed against accusations of excessive...
Nation and World
Letter: In support of Greg Fisk for mayor

...six years on the Juneau Economic Development Council Board; 10 years on Docks and Harbors Board - many of them as board chairman - and chairman of Capital Improvements. He's also currently in his fourth year on the board of the Downtown Business...
United Way announces giving campaign leadership

...goal is $450,000."We really appreciate both Jim and Mark taking on this important challenge," said United Way board chairman Rustan Burton. "The annual campaign is our way to focus on the building blocks for a good quality of life - education...
Same-sex couples will have to wed to keep health benefits

...couples utilizing the state's health benefits plan to inform them of the changes, reported the Alaska Dispatch News.Board Chairman Mike Williams said the board's decision is part of an effort to "treat all couples the same now."Williams said...
Quiet ceremony concludes Sealaska land transfer after years of work

...Clarence Jackson, had passed away.Former Sealaska board chairman Albert Kookesh said he was grateful for the opportunity...of the total area of the Tongass National Forest. Board Chairman Joseph Nelson said they needed to maintain the idea...


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